Amazon Case Analysis Due By December 10.
9.List each of the following internal components and explain any strengths and weaknesses undereach one. Each one must be its own separate paragraph. You cannot just say something likeThey have good management. You must explain why it is good. You may not be able to findinformation on all of these in the textbook, but you will be able to find some of them. Identifythose you will include in your IFE. Use numerical data as much as possible:a.Cultureb.Managementc.Marketingd.Finance/Accounting other than already noted in your financial ratio analysise.Production/operationsf.Research and Developmentg.Management Information Systemsh.Value Chaini.Other including any distinctive competitive advantage10.Construct an Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix with 10 each of strengths and weaknesses usingyour results from steps 8 and 9 plus other financial or other internal information from the case. See my examples on D2L.11.Identify and discuss the companys industry and major competitors. This should be a least 150words, double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman for the industry and at least another 250words for the competitors. Do not limit yourself to just one competitor.
12.Construct a Competitive Profile Matrix. Include at least eight critical success factors peculiar tothis companys industry and one competitor more competitors if possible.13.List each of the following external factors and explain any threats or opportunities under eachone, identifying those you will include in your EFE. Each one must be its own separateparagraph. You cannot just say the economy is bad or good. You must explain why. Usenumerical data as much as possible:a.Economicb.Culturalc.Sociald.Demographice.Geographicf.Technologicalg.Politicalh.Legali.Governmentalj.Natural environmentk.Competition (including any competitive advantage or weakness)14.Construct an External Factor Evaluation Matrix with 10 threats and 10 opportunities using yourresults from steps 12 and 13. Remember, SWOT opportunities are NOT about doing anythinglike buying a competitor. They are about things the company cannot control, likeunemployment is going up or down.15.Construct your SWOT matrix per figure 6-3 showing each of your possible SO, WO, ST, and WTstrategies with the appropriate combinations. You must have at leasttwoeach SO, WO, ST andWT strategies. Unlike the class assignment, you need to show all ten of each strength, weakness,threat, and opportunity. It should use the format from figure 6-3, but with your factors andyour strategies. You must use the same factors from your IFE and EFE.16.Create a table of all 11 possible strategies. Match each of your possible strategies with thecorrect category. You will not have a strategy for each category.17.Create, show, and explain a SPACE matrix for your company. Analyze which of your possiblestrategies are suggested by the matrix. Show all your work, including the factors you used foreach of the four axis. You can use the template, but you must show the factors you usedbesides the graph.18.Create and show an IE matrix and state specific suggested strategies. Analyze which of yourpossible strategies are suggested by the matrix. It is not correct just to identify the categoriesthat the matrix shows. You must show which of YOUR SPECIFIC strategies are indicated.19.Create and show a GSM explaining your reasoning for the positions on the axis points, and statespecific suggested strategies. Analyze which of your possible strategies are suggested by thematrix. It is not correct just to identify the categories that the matrix shows. You must showwhich of YOUR SPECIFIC strategies are indicated.20.Choose a least two of your specific strategies (not categories) and construct and show a QSPM. You must use two of your suggested strategies from step 15.
21.Make and explain a recommendation for a new strategy. You must explain why It is a goodstrategy to follow. Your explanation should be at least 150 words and explain how the strategywill affect the entire company.22.Compare your recommendation to the actual strategy the company is actually following today. This will require an internet search. This is rarely the same as your recommendatio